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University of Scranton

Scranton, PA
#7

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The University of Scranton, situated on 58 urban acres in Scranton, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1888. Rooted in the Jesuit Catholic tradition, the school offers 61 undergraduate programs, 45 minors, 25 master's degree programs and a Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Every year, Scranton selects about 50 of the most qualified freshmen to join the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program.

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Quick Facts


800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-4694

2014-2015 Tuition

$39,906 Tuition and Fees

Students

3942 undergraduate students
45% male / 55% female

Admission

March 1 application deadline
75.1% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1888

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering/Industrial Management, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Molecular Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Chemistry, Other, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Forensic Science and Technology, Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, French Studies, German Studies, Italian Studies, Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Public Health Education and Promotion, Occupational Therapy/Therapist, Physical Therapy/Therapist, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Operations Management and Supervision, E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce, Accounting, Small Business Administration/Management, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Minors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Writing, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Military Science, Leadership and Operational Art, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Business Administration and Management, General, Operations Management and Supervision, E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,942
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,728
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 106
Percent of male undergraduates: 45%
Percent of female undergraduates: 55%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: writing
Counseling services offered: academic, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 8 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 1 2
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 1 1 0
Motor vehicle theft 2 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 7 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 1 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 3 0 6
Liquor law violations 21 28 19
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 0 5
Liquor law violations 12 8 7
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.